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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis

Clinical summary


Any cardiac rhythm other than the normal sinus rhythm. Such a rhythm may be either of sinus or ectopic origin and either regular or irregular. An arrhythmia may be due to a disturbance in impulse formation or conduction or both. [from HPO]

Inheritance pattern


Autosomal dominant inheritance

Conditions tested

Target population


Providing a genetic evaluation for patients with a personal or family history suggestive of a hereditary form of either a cardiomyopathy or cardiac arrhythmia. Establishing a diagnosis of a hereditary form of either a cardiomyopathy or cardiac arrhythmia.


  • Standards and guidelines for the interpretation of sequence variants: a joint consensus recommendation of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the Association for Molecular Pathology. - PubMed ID: 25741868
  • Genetic Evaluation of Cardiomyopathy-A Heart Failure Society of America Practice Guideline. - PubMed ID: 29567486
  • Inherited cardiac arrhythmias. - PubMed ID: 32678103

Clinical validity


Not provided

Clinical utility


Establish or confirm diagnosis


Predictive risk information for patient and/or family members


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